Dowling Catholic High School

Private School
1400 Buffalo Rd
West Des Moines, IA 50265
Polk County
(515) 222-1045

Religious Affiliation
Catholic

Co-Ed Status
Coed



Dowling Catholic High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dowling Catholic High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 374
10 376
11 329
12 327

Dowling Catholic High School is a private high school located in West Des Moines, IA and has 1,406 students in grades 9th through 12th. Dowling Catholic High School is the 1st largest private high school in Iowa and the 74th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,406
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17:1
Full Time Teachers: 80

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Dowling Catholic High School Students by Gender

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 Male 746
(53%)
1,868
(49%)
 Female 660
(47%)
1,930
(51%)

Dowling Catholic High School Students by Ethnicity

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 White 1,220
(87%)
2,925
(86%)
 Hispanic 111
(8%)
192
(6%)
 Asian 41
(3%)
78
(2%)
 Black 32
(2%)
160
(5%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
42
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Dowling Catholic High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1162
2007 1219
2009 1296
2011 1406

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17
2007 15
2009 16
2011 17

Compare Dowling Catholic High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,390.3% 13.9:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,700.0% 17.0:1
 

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